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Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish

 Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Tropical Fish

by Hagiwara Hideo, c. 1957/1960

Germination (2)

IHL Cat. #1898

About This Print

A small print depicting a semi-abstract tropical fish similar to Hagiwara's 1957 much larger print of a tropical fish 萩原英雄「熱帯魚」. The larger print was included in a portfolio of ten prints by ten different artists titled 現代名家創作版画集 Collection of Japan's Modern & Distinguished Creative Print Art.

現代名家創作版画集 Collection of Japan's Modern & Distinguished Creative Print Art.
11 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (28.6 x 41.9 cm)

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1898
 Title or Description Tropical fish (untitled) 
 Hagiwara Hideo (1913 - 2007)
no signature or seal, but there is pencil notation on verso (see above) reading 萩原英雄 木版画 "Hagiwara Hideo mokuhanga"
 Publication Date c. 1957/1960 (based upon 1957 date of larger work of tropical fish, pictured above)
 Publisher unknown
 Carver self-carved
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent 
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper 4 7/8 x 6 3/4 in. (12.4 x 17.1 cm)
 H x W Image 4 1/2 x 6 7/16 in. (11.4 x 16.4 cm)
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